The Mazda Taiki concept is an
evolution of Mazda's Nagare (meaning 'flow' in Japanese)'
design theme. The Taiki follows in the footsteps of the
Ryuga, and Mazda
Hakaze concept cars.
The styling is inspired by the flow
The unusual shape of the Mazda Taiki concept is based
around a front-engine rear-wheel drive layout. Notable
are the extremely short front and rear overhangs, and
an all-glass canopy covering the two occupants. The complex
styling lines are designed to represent the flow of air,
and were inspired by flowing robes sometimes seen in Japanese
The Mazda Taiki concept not only carries forward Mazda's
styling intentions, but it also showcases real-world technologies,
such as a next-generation Renesis rotary engine and enhanced
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